New Website!

Dear Lovelies, I have exciting news: I have a new website!! I migrated to the self-hosted WordPress after extreme deliberation and I couldn’t be happier. I want to invite you guys to continue to support me by subscribing to my new home: http://www.wanderintruth.com. Same great content, just a different style. It’s imperative that you, my…

Eating Spinach is the Closest I’ll Get to Collard Greens

For dinner Tuesday night, I made a grilled cheese sandwich using Swiss instead of cheddar cheese because I wanted to taste something different. In the middle of my cooking I thought, “What else can go with this?” and opened the fridge to find glorious spinach calling to me from the second drawer. So I grabbed…

Why “God Loves Me” Isn’t Enough to Sustain Christianity

During a conversation I had with a friend last week, she expressed to me that she was doubting several things regarding spirituality and Christianity, as a religion, and what value it had to her personally. She told me that she no longer wanted anything to do with the Church, as her congregants are full of gossiping,…

The Art of Sexual Grooming

Step 1: Befriend someone and study her like scientists examine microscopic organisms beneath the ocean’s surface. Learn her likes, dislikes, if she hates her parents and why. Step 2: After learning that she’s a loner looking for simple companionship, start eroding her carefully constructed walls, break down bricks with warm hugs, a soft hand on…

The Beauty of Writing

Dear Lovelies, I have a small, but simple goal this year: to write every day. That doesn’t necessarily mean I’ll be posting on here every day (let’s be honest, you guys would get sick of that real fast!); it means that I’ll write at least one sentence a day, whether on a scrap piece of…

Random Musings of an Insomniac

I should be asleep, because I have to open the store in 7 hours, but I’m not. There’s a cat meowing outside my window and I can’t help but think of editing and the Mad Hatter from Alice in Wonderland. I wonder if he would make a tiny hat for the cat? I’d like to…